Presean or fight with rattan (stick) was already known by the people of Lombok since long. But culture is full of violence when it turned into a unique martial arts style that combined a unique and funny of his players.
With a bare-body and a cane in his right hand and a shield made of animal skins in his left hand, two young men who are known by the name of this pepadu virility preparing to pit each other in front of hundreds of spectators who surrounded them outside the ring.
This dance is wellknown as dance rattan is already known from Lombok Sasak society for generations. Originally a part of a ritual ceremony to invoke the rain as drought. A tradition in the development of later-which also functions as an entertainment-a lot of interest. As part of efforts to preserve local culture, Presean Lombok began often contested.
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Tempodulu (168) 2011-02-13 21:48
This POV makes me feel dizzy - perhaps a straight horizon and lower POV would have been better?
pajaran (52086) 2011-02-15 12:20
Vrlo interesantno vidjenje i ugao snimka ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i prikaz narodnog obicaja borbe ratnika.
Dobar rad i tekst, lepe boje i dobra fotografija.
Very interesting view of the corner clip ...
A good time recording and display of folk customs of fighting warriors.
Good work and text, beautiful color and good photos.
All the best.
danyy (0) 2011-02-20 22:55
la scène en pleine action et des 'acteurs' combattants qui savent ce qu'il font, leur stature est bonne. Une brillante idée que de tilter l'image ici.
SteveH (6239) 2011-02-26 19:26
Hi Ary, I have to disagree with Tempodulu on the tilt, I think it adds an element of dynanism to the this shot, which might have been a bit static otherwise. nice work. Cheers, Steve